FASHION DESIGN DEGREE - FASHION DESIGN

Program Overview

This 64 credit-hour program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills in apparel textile design, flat pattern design, draping, fashion illustrating and professional design room practices. Facilities will simulate the professional atmosphere of the fashion industry.

Program Requirements

FIRST SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
FAS 100 Industrial Sewing Methods 3 Program Requirement
FAS 101 Flat Pattern Design and Draping I 3 Program Requirement
FAS 105 Fashion Design Illustration I 3 Program Requirement
FAS 107 Textiles I 3 Program Requirement
FAS 112 Fashion Basics 3 Program Requirement

SECOND SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
FAS 102 Flat Pattern Design and Draping II 3 Program Requirement
FAS 104 Apparel Design and Construction 3 Program Requirement
FAS 110 Costume History+ 3 Program Requirement
FAS 113 Advanced Industrial Sewing Methods 3 Program Requirement
GRA 101 Introduction to Graphic Arts Technology 3 Program Requirement

SUMMER SESSION:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
ENG 101 Composition 3 Communications
Mathematics1 3 Mathematics

THIRD SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
ENG 102 Composition 3 Communications
FAS 109 Fashion Arts and Design 3 Program Requirement
FAS 201 Flat Pattern Design and Draping III 3 Program Requirement
Humanities2 3 Humanities
Social and Behavioral Science 3 Social and Behavioral Science

FOURTH SEMESTER:

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Category
FAS 204 Senior Collection 4 Program Requirement
FAS 208 Computer-Aided Patternmaking 3 Program Requirement
FAS 210 Fashion Design Illustration II 3 Program Requirement
Humanities2 3 Humanities

+ - This course meets the World Cultures and Diversity graduation requirement.

1 - A competency test, available in the Testing Center, may be utilized to meet the mathematics requirement (MTH 065 or higher). Students in this program who utilize the competency test must complete MKT 106 (Retail Merchandising.)

2 - ART 105 is recommended.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  • apply appropriate terminology in construction, design, historical and technical areas.
  • demonstrate mastery of design principles and elements.
  • develop and execute illustrated designs in multiple techniques.
  • execute design development in multiple fabrics and styles.
  • apply both drafting and draping techniques in garment design.
  • complete garment details with appropriate construction techniques.
  • develop basic patterns using computer-aided design.
  • demonstrate knowledge of fashion's response to cultural,scientific and technological advances.
  • locate the resources necessary to determine current trends in color, silhouette and fabrics.
  • demonstrate ability to work independently and/or as a member of a diverse team.